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Students going to Grace Hopper 15

Good luck to Alice, Ashley, Elyse, Giovanna, Lujun, Mariem, Ren, and Youyou who are on their way to the Grace Hopper conference, which takes place in Houston, TX, this year. Grace Hopper is the largest technical conference for women in computing. Some stats on the conference, gleaned from their Web site: GHC 2015 has grown [ >> more ]

October 13th, 2015 · Tags: Conference, Events

Graduate Study Information Session at Dartmouth

Exploring Graduate Study in Computer Science
   a FREE workshop at Dartmouth College
  October 24, 2015 in Hanover, NH
   http://egs.cs.dartmouth.edu

Considering Grad School in CS?  Go for it:
• ​Dig deeper into research.
• Make a difference…teach!
• Earn more when you graduate.
• Open more opportunities for advancement.
• Build cool tech tools for industry.
• Be your own boss and chart your own research path.

Dartmouth invites you [ >> more ]

September 30th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Grad School

New York Times Tech Information Session

Wednesday, September 30, 5:30-6:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Pizza provided!
The New York Times will host an information session specifically targeting students interested in technology.

Come and meet representatives from The New York Times:
Tessa Ann Taylor, Smith ’08J – Tessa Ann Taylor is a software engineer at The New York Times, where she works on the CMS (content management [ >> more ]

September 29th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Internships, Jobs

Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst

Student registration for the Mass Big Data Tech Trek in Amherst has just opened.  Here are the materials to help get the word out to your students.
Five Colleges Mass Big Data Tech Trek – Amherst
Date:  Monday, September 28th from 5-7
Location:  Hosted at MassMutual’s Data Science Office | Kendrick Place | 57 E Pleasant St., Amherst, [ >> more ]

September 9th, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events

STEM Alumnae Panel, Friday April 10

April 7th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Jobs

Computer Science lecture on 3/27, 3:30 p.m., FH241

Mt. Holyoke Professor Heather Pon-Barry is going to give a Computer Science Talk about Sensing Speaker Affect in Conversational Dialogue on Friday, March 27th from 3:30PM in Ford 241.
All are welcome!

March 22nd, 2015 · Tags: 5 College, Events

Hack Holyoke: April 3-4, 2015. Registration now open!

March 19th, 2015 · Tags: Events, Hackathon, Talk

A woman of vision among us…


Congratulations to Julia Edwards, who was named one of two student finalists for the Anita Borg Women of Vision Award.   Read more about this announcement at http://anitaborg.org/news/press-release/visionary-women-leaders-in-tech-recognized-by-the-anita-borg-institute/
You can watch the video Julia made to enter this national competition here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HjfYRee5NI
About the Anita Borg Institute: “In 1987, computer scientist Anita Borg started a digital [ >> more ]

February 25th, 2015 · Tags: Awards, Competitions, Events

Student Research Presentations, 2/25/15 @ 12:10 p.m., FH241

Interested in hearing about the research your classmates carried out in CS last semester? Come to a lunch talk on Wednesday the 25th at noon for pizza and presentations from your fellow students!
It’ll be a great opportunity both to catch up with other Smithies and to learn about some of the ways you could get involved with research at Smith!

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Research Talks

February 21st, 2015 · Tags: CS Lunch, Events, Talk

Opportunity for Student Poster Presentation at CCSCNE


The Conference for Computing Sciences in Colleges, NorthEast region (CCSCNE), at the College of the Holy Cross, will be hosting a poster presentation contest for undergraduates on April 17-18, 2015 (http://ccscne.org/conferences/ccscne-2015/).  Please email us at {glevyhas, jedwards, mcheng55} @ smith dot edu if you are interested in presenting a poster, so we can arrange [ >> more ]

February 14th, 2015 · Tags: Conference, Events